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Israel vs. No. 2 Pencils

As countless students around the world took the SAT a week ago, Palestinians from the West Bank could not join their ranks. The October SAT exam was cancelled for students in the West Bank: The Israeli authorities held the exams sent by the College Board for weeks, not releasing the tests to AMIDEAST’s office in Ramallah.

Warnings Restrict Harvard Support For Undergraduate Travel

In order to protect its individual travelers and itself as an institution, the College follows State Department advisories to determine whether to support student travel to countries in question.

Political Geographer Discusses Greece's Woes

Prevelakis, a former Tufts affiliate and current professor at the University of Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne, elaborated on Greece’s interactions with the European Union and talked about the profound implications of Greece’s debt woes in the wake of the financial crisis.

Physicists Develop Quantum Magnet

Harvard physicists at the Greiner Lab recently devised a “quantum magnet” that could aid with the development of high-temperature superconductors and quantum computers and may thereby expand the possibilities for future material science engineering.

Libyan Experts Discuss US Intervention

About two months after the eruption of antigovernment revolts in Benghazi, Libya, a panel of experts sat down yesterday afternoon to evaluate the United States’ intervention in Libya at “After Libya–A Revival of the Age of Intervention?”

Profs Talk Econ of Slavery

Professors and students discussed the deep connection between America’s history of human bondage and its economic ascendancy during a three-day conference at Harvard and Brown University entitled “Slavery’s Capitalism: A New History of American Economic Development.”

Brenner Honored for Innovative Research

Professor of Applied Mathematics and Applied Physics Michael P. Brenner was awarded the George Ledlie Prize this week.